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Railroads are increasingly becoming the preferred means of shipping the masses of oil being produced in North Dakota and surrounding states. The railroad industry is eager to fill in for the lack of pipeline capacity. But some say the train growth needs to slow down.
Telemundo announced that its telenovela El Señor de los Cielos (Lord of the Skies) will be back for an unheard of second season. This is a radical departure from traditional telenovelas, which have a clear beginning and a definitive ending.
Telemundo announced that its telenovela, El Señor de los Cielos (Lord of the Skies), will be back for an unheard of second season. This is a radical departure from traditional telenovelas, which have a clear beginning and a definitive ending.
Every year, as a gift to the American people, the Norwegian Embassy decorates the Christmas tree at Washington, D.C.'s Union Station. This year's tree is decorated with 700 reflective ornaments featuring the man from the painting The Scream by Norwegian artist Edvard Munch. This month marks the 150th anniversary of Munch's birth.
In a new poll, parents complain that their children are not getting nearly enough time for a basic school ritual: eating lunch. And that's worrying parents and administrators, given that about one-third of American kids are overweight or obese.
Hispanics make up 17 percent of the nation's population. But they live disproportionately in districts represented by Democrats.
For years doctors have been telling women that it's risky to implant multiple embryos when they do in vitro fertilization. They've listened, and the number of multiples from IVF has dropped. But the number of births of triplets or more has barely budged because of women's use of fertility drugs.
The Supreme Court heard oral arguments Wednesday in a case that questions how far the military can go in restricting and restraining protests around military bases and installations. Arguments center on one activist barred from a designated protest area near Vandenberg in California.
The First Amendment loomed large at the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday, as the justices considered a case testing the rights of protesters in public areas that are part of large military installations. But the justices seemed more comfortable focusing on property easement issues than big constitutional questions.
A meningitis outbreak at the University of California, Santa Barbara is causing the same kind of illnesses seen earlier at Princeton, but public health officials say a different bacterial strain is to blame. The UCSB health service has given preventive antibiotics to over 700 students as a precaution.
The I-400, the prototype of an aircraft-carrying submarine meant to be used in stealthy airstrikes against U.S. cities, was located in August near Oahu.
What's a fobbit? How about rumint? And then there's a self-licking ice cream cone. A dozen years of war in Afghanistan and Iraq have spawned a whole new military vocabulary.
The calls were made as gunman Adam Lanza entered the school on Dec. 14, killing 20 children and six staff members. "It's still going on," a school custodian told a dispatcher. "I keep hearing shooting. I keep hearing pops."
A federal judge said Paul Anthony Ciancia, 23, was a flight risk and a danger to the community. Ciancia is accused of opening fire at Los Angeles International Airport last month, killing a TSA officer.
Foraging for fungi and other wild edibles has grown in popularity in the U.S. and abroad in recent years, fueled by guidebooks, Internet buzz and hype from chefs. As a result, some known mushroom hunting grounds are taking a beating.
Foraging for fungi and other wild edibles has grown in popularity in the the U.S. and abroad in recent years, fueled by guide books, Internet buzz and hype from chefs. As a result, some known mushroom hunting grounds are taking a beating.
Obama, who has been criticized in recent weeks over the flawed rollout of HealthCare.gov, steered the conversation Wednesday back to the economy. His remarks on inequality follow similar comments the pope made last week.
A new survey finds that just 41 percent of adults ages 18-29 approve of Obama's job performance, his lowest-ever standing among the group. A majority of millennials also disapprove of the Affordable Care Act and the way Obama is handling a host of other key issues.
The sale of the famous painting of a woman and boy bowing their heads in prayer at a table in a bustling restaurant set a record for Rockwell's art.
A piece in Politico recently called first lady Michelle Obama a "feminist nightmare." So should the first lady use her voice for more than eating right and exercise? Or are her critics missing the point? Host Michel Martin hears from the Beauty Shop ladies: pop culture critic Mikki Kendall, freelance writer Deonna Kelli Sayed, and columnist Keli Goff.